Course Set - RIIWHS204E & RIIRIS201E Heights Safety Supervisor

This course is designed for personnel required to conduct local risk controls for work safely at heights situations. Typically, this course set is designed for individuals in supervisory roles for teams working at heights.

The course will expose students to a broad range of height risk situations and to implement safe working procedures according to the regulations and legislative requirements governing working safely at heights. Students will learn to identify hazards and assess risks and identify unacceptable risk, as well as implement risk treatments.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights
RIIRIS201E - Conduct local risk control

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 7 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 11 Hours
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 4 Hours 30 Mins

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Psychological and physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstrations for this course, such as the requirements to work safely at heights wearing appropriate PPE and using appropriate fall protection equipment. Participants will need sufficient physical ability to lift equipment infrequently from ground to overhead and access heights above 2m.
  • Protective slip resistant footwear/safety shoes and comfortable/practical clothing must be provided by the student and worn during the practical sessions and assessment.
  • Basic computer skills to complete workplace forms and reports.

Individuals undertaking this course set will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

The units have the following recommended renewal periods:
Unit Period
RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights Not applicable
RIIRIS201E - Conduct local risk control Not applicable

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Performance tasks:

  • Work at height on a brittle surface
  • Work at height on a flat surface


  • Completion of two site-based Risk Assessment (JSEA/SWMS) forms

Theory assessment:

  • A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909